Give the gift of tech support this Christmas when buying devices for older people
A new survey reveals older Australians are most likely to seek tech advice from their adult children, but it’s not always service with a smile.
Blockchain to ease financial risk in creative industries
A new blockchain infrastructure designed for Australia’s creative industries could help overcome problems from missed royalty payments to art fraud and administrative overheads, says a new report.
Spotlight on sexual violence against women
Our experts examine the issue of sexual violence against women on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW).
Eight ways to crowdsource innovation more effectively
Innovation competitions are emerging as a unique and powerful opportunity to meet the grand challenges of curing cancer, climate change, food security and more. But many are set up to fail.
Blueprint for building a lived experience workforce
A toolkit for embedding people with experience of mental health challenges into public, private and NGO workplaces has just been launched.
Reports reveal our attitudes to sexist ads and how the industry can improve
People are sick of sexist ads and the harm they cause but feel powerless to change them, according to new research.
"It’s healing to hear another person’s story and also to tell your own"
A new restorative justice service has been launched by RMIT's Centre for Innovative Justice following a successful pilot program.
Expanding innovation: New DPVC joins RMIT
Professor Martie-Louise Verreynne has been appointed as the new Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation in the College of Business.
Better wages, better care: improving the aged care sector
In her submission and evidence to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, RMIT’s Professor Sara Charlesworth urged the Federal Government to address wages and working conditions.
Creating exceptional student experiences to get top spot
RMIT has ranked as the number one Victorian University for student engagement in the 2020 Good Universities Guide.
Sports stars have a right, and a responsibility, to advocate for social equality
The growing movement of sport and human rights will give further legitimacy and impact to the athlete voice and reduce the historic friction between sports’ governing bodies and the athlete, according to former Australian soccer captain Craig Foster.
Circular economy plan neglects corporate buy-in at its peril
Sustainability experts say the Victorian government’s circular economy strategy will sink if not opened up to business and innovation sectors as an economic development plan, rather than a narrowly-defined waste management issue.